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Moss Ear fungus

Chromocyphella muscicola


These fruiting bodies were small (about 2mm or less) and had a wide rounded bell-shape.The outer surface was thin, rough with hairs, and the inside appeared smooth.
There was no obvious stipe.


Spotted growing on a patch of mass on the trunk of dog wood tree ( Pomaderris )


From afar they looked like miniature goats on a cliff face ! My thanks to Reiner Richter for the ID.
Family: Inocybaceae

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Leuba Ridgway
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Leuba Ridgway

Spotted on Jun 24, 2020
Submitted on Jun 25, 2020

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